Traditional Furniture Craftsmanship – Meets High Volume Production

Join us for a CEU hosted by Offices Resources and Kane Contract Group!

RSVP by August 10th to Lauren Dunn ( This event is free for members, $15 for non-members.

Traditional Furniture Craftmanship

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Traditional Furniture Craftsmanship – CEU

Herman Miller Design Challenge Event at Creative Office Pavilion – Portland, Maine

Creativity and Inspiration at its finest!

Thank you to the 14 participants – Briburn Architecture, Canal 5 Studio, CWS Architects, Gawron Turgeon Architects, Harriman Associates, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, Oak Point Associates, Port City Architecture, Scott Simons Architects, SMRT Architects & Engineers, TLA,
Turk Schneider Tröskö, WBRC Architects/Engineers, & Workplace Transformation Facilitation – who participated in last night’s Herman Miller Design Challenge Event.

And, sincere appreciation to the judges Angela Adams & Sherwood Hamill, Angela Adams; Diana Greenwold, Portland Museum of Art; and Susan Grisanti, Maine Home & Design |Maine | Old Port Magazines.

Chairs will be on display in Creative Office Pavilion’s showroom window through June 14th….take a stroll by!

Chair Event

2016 Annual Taste Event

MIDA Taste 2016MIDA would like to THANK our sponsors for helping us host this years Taste event!

Above the Fold

NRF Distributors / Tarkett

Paul G White Interior Solutions



Arts & Leisure

Creative Office Pavilion


Durkan Patterned Carpet



Knoll Office / Office Resources

Landry French Construction

Lighting Concepts



Letter to the Editor

Allied-Cook Construction

Altro Floors and Walls

Armstrong Ceiling

Capozza Tile & Floor Covering Center

Carpet Specialist

Contract Sources

CP Contract Furniture / Kimball Office





Maine Contract Flooring

Mats Inc

Miliken Carpet


Red Thread

Shaw Contract Group

Swaney Lighting Associates

USF Contract

Visible Light

MIDA Bowling Night

We have another fun activity planned for March – Bowling!

Join us on March 16th for a fun bowling event, champions will win a prize!

Please RSVP to Lisa Schauwecker at by March 1st.

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Bowling Ticket

CEU: Preventive Biocidal Surfaces – Expanding the Scope of Interior Design

MIDA and Red Thread are hosting a CEU presented by Wilsonart and Kimball Health on Thursday, February 4th. Please see below for details and RSVP to Maranda Plummer by 1/18.

Preventive Biocidal Surfaces: Expanding the Scope of Interior Design
This course presents key advances in materials technology that create the opportunity for interior space designs to play an important role in reducing the risk of infection transmission within healthcare and allied environments.

AIA Course # WA2014K/IDCEC
Course # 103759/1.0 LU/HSW

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Lunch will be provided, courtesy of Wilsonart

Red Thread
One City Center (1 Free Street for GPS)
Portland, ME 04101
Click here for directions
*Parking at One City Center garage will be validated, bring your ticket to the event!

by January 18, 2016
Maranda Plummer |